Today's poem is "The Son"

from The New Republic

Sophie Cabot Black is the author of The Misunderstanding of Nature (Graywolf Press, 1994) and The Descent (Graywolf Press, 2004). Her poetry has appeared in publications including The Atlantic Monthly, Boston Review, The Paris Review, Poetry, Fence, APR, Bomb, and The New Republic. Various anthologies have also included her work, such as More Light: Father & Daughter Poems, The Best American Poetry 1993 (edited by Louise Gluck), and Looking for Home: Women in Exile.

Other poems by Sophie Cabot Black in Verse Daily:
February 12, 2005:  "Afterworld" "Starlight goes on, resolute. Dawn..."

About The New Republic:
Poets in this issue: Sophie Cabot Black

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Other poems from The New Republic in Verse Daily:
December 5, 2006:   "Embers" by Henri Cole
October 7, 2006:   "The Son" by Sophie Cabot Black
September 21, 2006:   "Elegy: Airport" by Kevin Prufer
August 1, 2006:   "Dead Soldier" by Kevin Prufer
July 1, 2006:   "Memo from My Future Self" by Ellen Wehle
May 13, 2006:   "On Day and Night" by James Arthur
March 20, 2006:   "Atlantis—A Lost Sonnet" by Eavan Boland
February 14, 2006:   "Signing the Kills" by John Hennessy
January 9, 2006:   "Early Snow" by Stacie Cassarino

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